Michal Svoboda

Technical Leader

Cognitive Threat Analytics

Michal is a data analytics technical leader in the Cognitive Threat Analytics team within Security and Business Group of Cisco Systems. We do internet-scale security analytics of web traffic meta-data. Our mission is to build AI detection engines that reveal active breaches inside the networks of our customers, and that without traffic content inspection and signatures.Michal's role includes analytics, engineering, as well as leadership and continuous improvement of the team's unique methodology, practices, and tools.


July 29, 2016


Introducing executive dashboards in CTA

2 min read

No security risk assessment is complete without the executive summary section. Something that can answer the high level questions security teams get asked including “how secure are we?”, “what threats...

December 14, 2015


Malware stealing gigabytes of your data as seen by Cognitive Threat Analytics

3 min read

This post is authored by Gayan de Silva and Martin Pospisil. Overview Recently, about 50 users across 20 companies were alarmed by the Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) about...

September 23, 2015


Cognitive Research: Fake Blogs Generating Real Money

5 min read

Summary In the past several months Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) researchers have observed a number of blog sites using either fake content or content stolen from other sites to...